Asian Games: Sudha Singh Wins Silver in Women’s 3000m Steeplechase
Sudha Singh (L) in the podium after 3000m steeplechase event.
Sudha Singh (L) in the podium after 3000m steeplechase event.(Photo: AP)

Asian Games: Sudha Singh Wins Silver in Women’s 3000m Steeplechase

Veteran Indian long-distance runner Sudha Singh on Monday, 27 August clinched a silver in women's 3000m steeplechase event at the 18th Asian Games being held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Sudha clocked 9 minute 40.03 seconds to win her second Asian Games medal and took India’s medal tally up to 40 on day 10 of the Asian Games.

The 32-year-old runner had won a gold medal, when women's 3000m steeplechase was introduced in the Asian Games in 2010.

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Sudha has recorded a personal best of 9:26.55 while her season's best is 9:39.59, which she came up with during the National Inter-State Championships in June.

Meanwhile, earlier in the day, Dharun Ayyasamy won a silver in men's 400m hurdles in national record time.

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